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“The best fish I have ever had! Everything was awesome!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tasters Taco Emporium - CLOSED

Tasters Taco Emporium
91252 Overseas Hwy, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070 (Formerly Tasters Grille & Market)
+1 305-853-1177
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Price range: $3 - $6
Cuisines: Mexican, Fast Food
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Good for: Entertaining clients, Doing business, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
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“The best fish I have ever had! Everything was awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

I chose a chefs special and I was not disappointed. It was blackened grouper over Brussels sprouts cooked in a maple sauce...seriously the best food I have tastes. Will go back for sure!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Outstanding Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013 via mobile

Best restaurant in the Key Largo area. The owners have taken the menu, preparation and experience to outstanding levels! We came with high expectations based on reviews and they were exceeded.

Visited April 2013
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Chefgeorge2, Owner at Tasters Taco Emporium, responded to this review, April 14, 2013
Thank You for Stopping in We look forward To Seeing you Again!

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“Great Experience; Wish We Could Go Back”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

We loved this place not only for the food, which was very good and reasonably priced, but also for the service we received. We arrived at 3:30 after a long afternoon of kayaking in Pennecamp and were starving. As we walked to the door, the guy out front told us they opened at 4 for appetizers and 5 for dinner. But then he offered to let us in for a drink at the bar. So we took him up on the offer and sat at the bar chatting with the bartender and the guy who had been outside (who turned out to be one of the owners). The bartender gave us bar snacks and then let us order a cheese plate before it was officially 4 pm... We were extremely grateful! And the cheese plate was amazing. There were four types of cheese for $18, and the portions were huge. I think a cheese plate like that back home would cost around $75. Just thinking about it now makes me want it again... Yum. After they officially opened, the bartender let us order from the dinner menu (even though it wasn't 5 yet) and we shared the fish tacos, which were equally delicious. We really wanted to come back for dinner one of the other nights we were in town so we could sit on the back porch and watch the tarpon, but our schedules just didn't work out. Definitely would recommend this place to everyone.

Visited April 2013
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Key Largo, Florida
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“Simply the BEST!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Atmosphere is like a small Napa Valley bistro with brick walls, wood tables, wrought iron chairs and chalkboard specials. Yes the dining room is small; yes they will make you sit at a table for 2 if you are only 2 – get over it. Service is usually very good with occasional lapses, but boy, do the food and flavors make up for it! Who cares if they are in a strip mall, it’s the food… We have dined at Tasters at least 10 times in the last 2 years and every time the food blows us away!!! Duck & caramelized onion flatbread, butternut squash risotto, seared jumbo sea scallops, Cantonese babyback ribs, duck confit lomein, hog snapper entree, pork belly with pineapple kimchi, and amazing yuca frita! If I could only have one meal in the Keys, this is it!!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“It Doesn't Get Better Than Tasters”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

My wife and I were visiting Key Largo for a long weekend vowing to try local independently owned restaurants. Boy did we get lucky when we sat down to dinner at Tasters. Incredible. Located in a nondescript shopping area we were greeted at the door by the owner and encouraged to sit out back since it was a gorgeous evening before bug season. The wait staff couldn't have been nicer, the deck out back couldn't have been more comfortable. The menu is eclectic with variety. The menu has small and big plates - a great option to give diners particularly if you want to try out some house specialties. We asked the waiter, the owner and the next table over about the various offerings. Everyone had a different favorite so we were on our own. The two of us selected three small plates. Each arrived at the table promptly, individually prepared of course, hot and so very delicious. We ordered the seared scallops, duck lo mein and the pork belly fried rice. Wow. I won't write about each but must say the tastes were unique, the ingredients very fresh and portion sizes just super. I suspect any item that you order when at Tasters will delight you. The prices are more than fair, making Tasters a super high value. Really, very, very well done.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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